Sunday 8:00 am Chapel Service & 10:30 am Sanctuary Serivce

Wed, December 8
Advent Dinner & Concert

We are excited to invite you to our annual Second Pres Advent Dinner & Concert next week on Wednesday, December 8! This year for our dinner, Chef Gerald is preparing a delicious meal. The dinner will be held in the Fellowship Hall beginning at 5:00 pm. Tickets for the dinner are on sale now at the office. Prices are $10 for adults, and $6 for children 12 and under. Call 309-828-6297 to reserve your tickets.

FUNDMC has been performing for audiences for nearly a decade. Based out of Springfield, Illinois, they are returning to Bloomington this December 8th to Second Pres for a one-time only performance of their Christmas Homecoming Concert. The concert will include time honored Christmas classics, singalongs, stories, and more. We invite everyone in Bloomington-Normal to come be a part of this holiday experience. Admission is free.

Fri, December 10
JOY Fellowship Program
30 Fingers!

Janet Frevert, Sally Rudolph, and Phyllis VerSteegh
come together with their years of piano experience
to bring you a truly remarkable and unique recital.
You won’t want to miss this!
Location: Second Pres F100B
Date: Friday, December 10

Time: Fellowship 10:30 am - Program 11:00 am

Sat, December 11
Gingerbread Build!

Fun for the whole family! We are hosting a gingerbread build for anyone who wants to participate. All materials for the gingerbread build will be provided. We ask that you bring a canned food item for the food pantry.
Location: Second Pres - Fellowship Hall
Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am RSVP by 12/8

Presbyterian Women

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 14
PW WOMEN Lydia Circle

Lydia Circle will be having a musical program featuring Janet Smith and Damon Stouts from United Methodist.
Refreshments will be provided.
Location: Second Pres - F100B
Time: Refreshments at 9:30 am - Program at 10:00 am


WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15
PW WOMEN - SARAH CIRCLE

Our bible study will be on Jesus’ mother, Mary.
Refreshments will be provided.
Location: Second Pres - F100B
Time: 9:30 am


THURSDAY, DECEMBER 16
PW WOMEN - RUTH CIRCLE Cookie Exchange

Location: Second Pres - F100B
Time: 9:30 am

Sun, December 19
Caring for Kids
Gift Return

Gifts purchased for the Caring for Kids Giving Tree will need to be returned to the church on Sunday, December 19th. Thank you for being a blessing to these precious children.

Events at
Western Avenue

December 16  11:00 am - 1:00 pm - BINGO!
Lunch and prizes will be provided. It is free to play.

DECEMBER 21 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CARDS DAY
Come and play some popular card games!

December 23 - 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Movie Day
Come and enjoy a movie and light refreshments.

For more information, contact Activities Director Orman Jones
Email: ojones@westernavenuecc.org Call: 309-829-4807

Christmas Eve
Candlelight Service

Our annual Christmas Eve Candlelight Service will be at 7:00 pm on Christmas Eve, December 24.

Sun, December 26
UNITY SUNDAY

We will be having one service at 9:00 AM in the sanctuary on Sunday, December 26.

Dec 7 - Jan 1
Building Closed

The church building will be closed from Monday, December 7 through Saturday, January 1.

Happening Every Week!

Classes and Gatherings at Second Pres

EVERY SUNDAY

  • 8:00 AM Chapel Worship
  • 10:30 AM Sanctuary Service
  • 9:15 AM 
    • Children's Sunday School
    • Sunday Brunch Grab-n-Go
    • Youth Sunday School
    • ACE Class - December class on Advent 'Disruption'
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Sr. High YOUth

EVERY TUESDAY

  • 8:30 AM Morning Men's Bible Study

EVERY WEDNESDAY

  • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM - Elementary KID'S MIN
  • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM - Jr. High YOUth

EVERY FRIDAY

  • 12:00 PM Friday Prayer Lunch

Wednesday
Bible Study

Wednesday, December 8 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Wednesday, December 22 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
Contact Bryce Jones for information.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!

1
Martha Lage
Frank Mitchell
Mary Bobell
Aaron Sheilds
2
Joe Jackson
Steve Knitter
Mark Bateman
Kendall Haeffele,
Diresha Mitchell
4
Dee Driscoll
Stephanie Nold
5
Caroline Winterland
6
Rosemary Nieswonder
Pam Hieser
Barbara Meek
Austin Lane
7
Dana Plunkett
8
Charleen Burns
9
Merri Callahan
Prince Peterson
10
Carol Jackson
Robin Wort
11
Greg Clark
Mark Ulbrich
Deana Moore Schoolcraft
 Walker Parker
12 
Jim Murphy
Al Bates
Craig Fowler
Mitchell Morris    
13
Jeff Jackson
 Ava Roper
14 
Ron Richmond
15
 Mauri Jones
Tricia Mueller
Avery Martin
Warren Weber
16
Steve Snyder
Debbie Smith
Andrew Briggs    
17
Bob Lewis
Sallie Boge
Aaron Fader
18
Mark Sheilds
Hannah Crowe
19

Jon Crowe
Dan Schaefer
Ian Martin    
20
John Hanson
Jenny Roop
Jonah Kilma
21
Julie Laudeman
Chace Funk
22
Don Lee
Lori Spicer
Miranda Frank
Jaelyn Kuntz,
Bobbie Amburgey
23
Ellie Stanley
24
Carol Nyweide
25
Dan Brucker
27
Carol Barger
Angela Bulhof
Kevin Chrisman
Michael Mardis
Mattew Mardis
28
Ben Pounds
Kyle Hurley
Shannon Payne    
29
Scott Hamilton
Addison Johnsen
30
Ken Hartweg
David Strand
Lynn Barkulis
Sarah Delgado
31
Thelma Lockhart
Barb Booth
Greg Klawitter
Julie Sturm